With over 1.3 million organizations accounting for over 11 million employees, non-profit organizations make up one of the most vibrant sectors in the US economy. Managing those organizations requires a unique combination of compassion, purpose and administrative skill. In this 100% online course, you will learn the fundamental principles of non-profit management. Designed for new non-profit leaders and those who wish to join the non-profit sector, key topics include managerial skills, finance and accounting, employment law, marketing, leadership, communication, budgeting, and fundraising.
This course is open enrollment. You can enroll and begin anytime.
What are the duties of a Non-Profit Manager?
Non-profit managers are responsible to see that the organization is fulfilling its stated purpose. They oversee the organization’s daily operations, including staffing, service delivery, financial leadership and regulatory compliance. In smaller non-profit organizations, managers may oversee an entire operation, while managers in large non-profits often direct departments or divisions of the organization.
What job titles are associated with non-profit management?
Job titles for non-profit managers usually convey their responsibilities for the organization’s leadership and direction. They may include titles such as:
Are Non-Profit Managers licensed?
Although local or state governments may have their own requirements, non-profit managers are not generally licensed. However, they are responsible to see that their organizations meet local, state and federal requirements for business licensing and for compliance with the purpose for which they were originally chartered and granted non-profit status.
To enroll in this course, you should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, be comfortable navigating the Internet and using email, and have an understanding of a word-processing computer program (Microsoft Word is recommended).